Ayodhya Airport Ascends to International Status, Honoring Maharishi Valmiki


Ayodhya Airport Granted International Status and Renamed “Maharishi Valmiki International Airport, Ayodhyadham”

New Delhi, January 5, 2024: In a historic move, the Union Cabinet, led by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval to designate Ayodhya Airport as an International Airport. The airport will now bear the name “Maharishi Valmiki International Airport, Ayodhyadham,” paying tribute to the revered sage who authored the epic Ramayana.

Recognizing the economic and spiritual significance of Ayodhya, the decision to elevate the Ayodhya Airport to international stature is a pivotal step towards unlocking its economic potential and promoting its global prominence as a pilgrimage destination. This move is expected to welcome foreign pilgrims and tourists, contributing to the city’s growth.

The airport’s new name, “Maharishi Valmiki International Airport, Ayodhyadham,” is a fitting tribute to Maharishi Valmiki, symbolizing the rich cultural heritage associated with Ayodhya. Maharishi Valmiki is revered as the sage who composed the epic Ramayana, adding a profound cultural dimension to the airport.

Strategically positioned with deep cultural roots, Ayodhya is poised to emerge as a key economic hub and pilgrimage site. The decision to grant international status to the airport aligns with Ayodhya’s historical and cultural eminence, fostering economic growth and cultural exchange.

This transformative step is anticipated to enhance Ayodhya’s global connectivity, boost tourism, and facilitate economic development, marking a significant milestone in the city’s journey towards prosperity and global recognition.

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